Tony Holohan

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Tony Holohan said : “What we can’t do is start rolling out tests on the basis of people think they’re a good idea,” External link

thejournal Friday, June 18, 2021 7:34:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We're strongly advising against non-essential travel between here and the UK, because of the concerns in terms of transmission of the Delta variant," External link

irishexaminer Friday, June 18, 2021 8:31:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We are now experiencing near-elimination of Covid-19 in the vaccinated population. " External link

irishexaminer Friday, June 18, 2021 8:31:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “If you are fully vaccinated you can safely resume normal life meeting other fully vaccinated people from up to two households indoors without masks or social distancing, and meeting unvaccinated people from one other household indoors and without masks,” “Those of us awaiting vaccination should continue to wash [and] sanitise hands regularly, manage contacts, avoid crowds, wear masks where appropriate and socialise outdoors” External link

westernpeople Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:51:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “If you are fully vaccinated you can safely resume normal life meeting other fully vaccinated people from up to two households indoors without masks or social distancing, and meeting unvaccinated people from one other household indoors and without masks,” “Those of us awaiting vaccination should continue to wash [and] sanitise hands regularly, manage contacts, avoid crowds, wear masks where appropriate and socialise outdoors” External link

carlow-nationalist Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:49:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “If you are fully vaccinated you can safely resume normal life meeting other fully vaccinated people from up to two households indoors without masks or social distancing, and meeting unvaccinated people from one other household indoors and without masks,” “Those of us awaiting vaccination should continue to wash [and] sanitise hands regularly, manage contacts, avoid crowds, wear masks where appropriate and socialise outdoors” External link

carlow-nationalist Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:48:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We are now experiencing near elimination of Covid-19 in the vaccinated population. " External link

RTERadio Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “If you are fully vaccinated you can safely resume normal life meeting other fully vaccinated people from up to two households indoors without masks or social distancing, and meeting unvaccinated people from one other household indoors and without masks,” “Those of us awaiting vaccination should continue to wash [and] sanitise hands regularly, manage contacts, avoid crowds, wear masks where appropriate and socialise outdoors” External link

westernpeople Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:26:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We are now experiencing near elimination of Covid-19 in the vaccinated population. " External link

leitrimobserver Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:09:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "meeting other fully vaccinated people from up to two households indoors without masks or social distancing, and meeting unvaccinated people from one other household indoors and without masks," External link

leitrimobserver Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:09:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan stated : “we are now experiencing near elimination of Covid-19 in the vaccinated population” External link

mwir Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:01:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “If you are fully vaccinated you can safely resume normal life meeting other fully vaccinated people from up to two households indoors without masks or social distancing, and meeting unvaccinated people from one other household indoors and without masks,” “Those of us awaiting vaccination should continue to wash [and] sanitise hands regularly, manage contacts, avoid crowds, wear masks where appropriate and socialise outdoors” External link

westernpeople Thursday, June 17, 2021 7:58:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “If you are fully vaccinated you can safely resume normal life meeting other fully vaccinated people from up to two households indoors without masks or social distancing, and meeting unvaccinated people from one other household indoors and without masks,” “Those of us awaiting vaccination should continue to wash [and] sanitise hands regularly, manage contacts, avoid crowds, wear masks where appropriate and socialise outdoors” External link

carlow-nationalist Thursday, June 17, 2021 7:50:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We are now experiencing near elimination of Covid-19 in the vaccinated population. " External link

RTERadio Thursday, June 17, 2021 7:33:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "meeting other fully vaccinated people from up to two households indoors without masks or social distancing, and meeting unvaccinated people from one other household indoors and without masks," External link

RTERadio Thursday, June 17, 2021 7:33:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “If you are fully vaccinated you can safely resume normal life meeting other fully vaccinated people from up to two households indoors without masks or social distancing, and meeting unvaccinated people from one other household indoors and without masks,” “Those of us awaiting vaccination should continue to wash [and] sanitise hands regularly, manage contacts, avoid crowds, wear masks where appropriate and socialise outdoors” External link

westernpeople Thursday, June 17, 2021 7:27:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “I’m not aware of any published data reported on these kinds of settings that apply to asymptomatic individuals,” External link

carlow-nationalist Wednesday, June 16, 2021 8:11:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “I’m not aware of any published data reported on these kinds of settings that apply to asymptomatic individuals,” External link

waterford-news Wednesday, June 16, 2021 7:52:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan told : “Ultimately, however, based on knowledge to date, the safest way to reopen society, including to international travel, will be to continue to control disease incidence through a range of public health measures which are continuously reviewed, along with progressing the national vaccination programme to ensure as many people as possible within the population are protected through immunisation,” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, June 16, 2021 7:29:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “What we can’t do is start rolling out tests on the basis of people think they’re a good idea,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, June 16, 2021 6:42:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : "I'm not aware of any published data reported on these kinds of settings that apply to asymptomatic individuals," External link

irishmirror Wednesday, June 16, 2021 6:33:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "of course what you're suggesting is a good idea" External link

RTERadio Wednesday, June 16, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “I’m not aware of any published data reported on these kinds of settings that apply to asymptomatic individuals,” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, June 16, 2021 6:17:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "As the evidence evolves - and assuming that that evidence is supportive in relation to rapid antigen testing, we are more than willing to support its further use where appropriate real-world evaluation indicates that it can bring added benefit in the pandemic response. " External link

eecho Wednesday, June 16, 2021 6:13:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan says : ”As the evidence evolves – and assuming that that evidence is supportive in relation to rapid antigen testing - we are more than willing to support its further use where appropriate real-world evaluation indicates that it can bring added benefit in the pandemic response. “Ultimately, however, based on knowledge to date, the safest way to reopen society, including to international travel, will be to continue to control disease incidence through a range of public health measures which are continuously reviewed, along with progressing the national vaccination programme to ensure as many people as possible within the population are protected through immunisation” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, June 16, 2021 3:19:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan told : “Ultimately, however, based on knowledge to date, the safest way to reopen society, including to international travel, will be to continue to control disease incidence through a range of public health measures which are continuously reviewed, along with progressing the national vaccination programme to ensure as many people as possible within the population are protected through immunisation,” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, June 16, 2021 2:45:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "Drove into Dublin City Centre to collect someone from work at 815 PM. Absolutely shocked at scenes in South Great George’s St, Exchequer St, South William St area" External link

irishmirror Monday, June 14, 2021 6:28:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “The society and economy is continuing on the path of opening up and easing restrictions, which will make things possible for people to do,” External link

irishexaminer Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:49:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “The society and economy is continuing on the path of opening up and easing restrictions, which will make things possible for people to do,” External link

irishexaminer Saturday, June 5, 2021 9:30:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "Today we are reporting a significant increase in cases in Limerick with incidence increasing sharply to 411/100,000. " External link

RTERadio Friday, June 4, 2021 12:06:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan pointed out : “Today we are reporting a significant increase in cases in Limerick with incidence increasing sharply to 411/100,000,” “There have been more than 800 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Limerick in the past fortnight, the majority of which occurred as a result of indoor gatherings” External link

limerickleader Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:46:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan pointed out : “Today we are reporting a significant increase in cases in Limerick with incidence increasing sharply to 411/100,000,” “There have been more than 800 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Limerick in the past fortnight, the majority of which occurred as a result of indoor gatherings” External link

limerickleader Thursday, June 3, 2021 10:40:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "Today we are reporting a significant increase in cases in Limerick with incidence increasing sharply to 411/100,000. " External link

irishmirror Thursday, June 3, 2021 10:32:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan wrote : “The epidemiological picture gives a broadly optimistic outlook in relation to the disease, but we remain vulnerable in the coming weeks as a large proportion of the population is not yet protected by vaccination,” External link

thejournal Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:59:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “The protection provided by vaccination is already changing the relative risk profile at a population level and will continue to do so substantially over the coming months. In particular, the level of population protection is expected to increase over the course of July” External link

irishmirror Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:28:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “The protection provided by vaccination is already changing the relative risk profile at a population level and will continue to do so substantially over the coming months. In particular, the level of population protection is expected to increase over the course of July” External link

irishmirror Wednesday, June 2, 2021 3:22:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "case numbers and incidence remain relatively high" External link

RTERadio Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:02:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan wrote : “The epidemiological picture gives a broadly optimistic outlook in relation to the disease, but we remain vulnerable in the coming weeks as a large proportion of the population is not yet protected by vaccination,” “The cautious but progressive de-escalation of public health restrictions in recent months has not been associated with any significant increase in incidence of infection, with case counts remaining relatively stable at 400-500 per day, numbers in hospital and ICU declining slowly, and a significant decrease in mortality,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, June 1, 2021 7:47:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "Drove into Dublin City Centre to collect someone from work at 815 PM. Absolutely shocked at scenes in South Great George’s St, Exchequer St, South William St area. The remnants of pints outside a pub in Dublin city centre following their closure at 3pm On Christmas Eve due to high coronavirus case levels. (Image: PA Wire/PA Images) " External link

irishmirror Monday, May 31, 2021 12:20:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "Drove into Dublin City Centre to collect someone from work at 815 PM. Absolutely shocked at scenes in South Great George’s St, Exchequer St, South William St area. " External link

irishmirror Monday, May 31, 2021 12:23:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan said ( about Collins Dublin ) : "Drove into Dublin City Centre to collect someone from work at 815 PM. Absolutely shocked at scenes in South Great George’s St, Exchequer St, South William St area. " External link

irishmirror Sunday, May 30, 2021 11:24:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "This is what we do not need when we have made so much progress" External link

RTERadio Sunday, May 30, 2021 9:47:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan said ( about Collins Dublin ) : "Drove into Dublin City centre to collect someone from work at 8.15 pm. Absolutely shocked at scenes in South Great George’s St, Exchequer St, South William St area. Enormous crowds- like a major open-air party. This is what we do not need when we have made so much progress" External link

irishmirror Sunday, May 30, 2021 12:30:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "This is what we do not need when we have made so much progress" External link

RTERadio Saturday, May 29, 2021 11:42:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “The public are keeping the disease under control and the HSE is increasing the number of people vaccinated every day. But the variant may nevertheless pose a risk to the progress we have made,” “NPHET will keep a close eye on this as we move towards the end of May and consider the advice we need to provide to Government on any further easing of restrictions,” External link

thejournal Saturday, May 22, 2021 8:21:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We're not thinking about rolling back some of the relaxation of restrictions but we are getting new evidence all the time. " External link

irishmirror Saturday, May 22, 2021 7:28:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “In broad terms... the sky is for the most part blue, but there is a black cloud on the horizon and that’s the Indian variant” External link

irishmirror Saturday, May 22, 2021 1:10:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “NPHET is closely monitoring variants of concern, and are concerned about possible higher transmissibility of the so called Indian variant and its spread in other countries as well as early reports of its impact on vaccine effectiveness,” External link

thejournal Saturday, May 22, 2021 12:28:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “In broad terms... the sky is for the most part blue, but there is a black cloud on the horizon and that’s the Indian variant” External link

irishmirror Saturday, May 22, 2021 12:10:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “We need to see and study that data a little bit more before we’re able to fully understand its implications but this is only underscoring our concern about this particular variant,” External link

thejournal Friday, May 21, 2021 7:17:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “We think the certainly good enough reason to believe that there is a transmission advantage that could be as big as that but we can’t conclude that it’s definitely going to land at plus 50%,” External link

thejournal Friday, May 21, 2021 7:17:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “For the most part, the sky is mostly blue but with a black cloud on the horizon which is the Indian variant,” External link

irishtimes Friday, May 21, 2021 7:14:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “In broad terms you could characterise it that the sky is for the most part blue. But there is a black cloud on the horizon which is the Indian variant,” “We are genuinely concerned about the reports we’re seeing and the credibility we attach to them around the increased transmissibility associated with that particular variant” External link

eecho Friday, May 21, 2021 6:56:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We're not thinking about rolling back some of the relaxation of restrictions but we are getting new evidence all the time. We give our advice on the issue of what we know and the evidence we have. " External link

irishmirror Friday, May 21, 2021 6:45:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “NPHET is closely monitoring variants of concern, and are concerned about possible higher transmissibility of the so called Indian variant and its spread in other countries as well as early reports of its impact on vaccine effectiveness,” External link

thejournal Friday, May 21, 2021 5:38:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “Nphet is closely monitoring variants of concern, and are concerned about possible higher transmissibility of the so called Indian variant and its spread in other countries, as well as early reports of its impact on vaccine effectiveness,” External link

carlow-nationalist Friday, May 21, 2021 5:12:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “Nphet is closely monitoring variants of concern, and are concerned about possible higher transmissibility of the so called Indian variant and its spread in other countries, as well as early reports of its impact on vaccine effectiveness,” External link

waterford-news Friday, May 21, 2021 5:00:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “Nphet is closely monitoring variants of concern, and are concerned about possible higher transmissibility of the so called Indian variant and its spread in other countries, as well as early reports of its impact on vaccine effectiveness,” External link

westernpeople Friday, May 21, 2021 4:40:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “If you want to meet up with some of your pals, do so safely, at a distance, outside. You can discuss your preparations for the exams and whatever will be on your mind,” External link

independent-ie Monday, May 17, 2021 8:36:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “We haven’t switched off testing and there is no reason to think the public will deviate from their behaviour,” External link

irishtimes Sunday, May 16, 2021 10:27:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We've been clear enough in our view in relation to alcohol. We've said before that this virus loves alcohol because it's associated with behaviours that we don't want, in terms of the virus spreading. A sign that reads 'It's Great To See You Again!' outside Dublin's Bruxelles pub. (Image: NurPhoto/PA Images) " External link

irishmirror Saturday, May 15, 2021 11:49:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "When we've had the need to, in the past, take specific measures against specific variants, we've done that. " External link

eecho Friday, May 14, 2021 10:21:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “The use of antigen tests by the general public, applying those tests themselves … is still something that we strongly recommend against, and we’re still clear on that,” “You cannot rely on a negative result. In effect, a negative result does not tell you anything,” External link

thejournal Friday, May 14, 2021 7:22:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “We’re concerned that people will take these tests themselves, get a negative result and conclude, and it might be perhaps even reasonable for them to conclude but it’s wrong, that it’s ok for them to go into somebody else’s house to a gathering or to an event that maybe otherwise wouldn’t be safe,” “That’s the exact kind of situation that we’re concerned about” External link

thejournal Friday, May 14, 2021 7:22:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “the greater progress we can make in terms of getting vaccinations rolled out … the greater the likelihood there is going to be for us safely returning to those activities … including foreign travel” External link

thejournal Friday, May 14, 2021 7:22:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “It’s going to become a reality for people who’ve been vaccinated,” External link

thejournal Friday, May 14, 2021 7:22:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “The more we can get our vaccination rates up, the greater our expectation can be around the early and safe return of some measures, including foreign travel” External link

thejournal Friday, May 14, 2021 7:22:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “So I’m not saying to you we’re actively considering that specific thing but the measures that have to be taken at a societal level, and at an individual level, are dependent on the risk profile of a disease” External link

thejournal Friday, May 14, 2021 7:22:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "Our key objective remains to follow the public health advice in our daily activities as we continue to chart our way through this pandemic. " External link

RTERadio Friday, May 14, 2021 1:19:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "Our key objective remains to follow the public health advice in our daily activities as we continue to chart our way through this pandemic. " External link

RTERadio Thursday, May 13, 2021 8:11:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We are particularly concerned about Donegal. There are some parts of North Dublin and Kildare and so on but the rates in Donegal and it's safe to say that if we have anything like that situation in Donegal on a nationwide level, we would not have been recommending these measures. " External link

irishmirror Thursday, May 13, 2021 12:03:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : "The two primary targets as we try to exit the pandemic are vaccination and low transmission. " External link

RTERadio Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:35:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "This week is a hopeful week and one that we have all been looking forward to. We have gotten to this point by working together in following the public health advice and reducing incidence of disease in our communities. We need to continue to focus on the measures that we know can protect ourselves and our loved ones from Covid-19 - we can plan to meet friends and family where it is safe to do so and those who have been vaccinated can have confidence in their vaccine. They are now able to get out and about and enjoy the benefits of the vaccine" "The two primary targets as we try to exit the pandemic are vaccination and low transmission. If we can keep cases low and continue to vaccinate as many people as possible, we will find ourselves in a very different risk environment where we can see further easing of measures. Our task now is to keep the disease under control by following the basic measures and taking up our vaccine when it is offered to us," External link

limerickleader Tuesday, May 11, 2021 9:59:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “Our task now is to keep the disease under control by following the basic measures and taking up our vaccine when it is offered to us,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, May 11, 2021 8:55:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “The risk that we see is that if you get a negative test it might falsely reassure you… if it falsely reassures a person who is going to a wedding… now you’ve got the potential for a superspreading event to take place,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, May 11, 2021 8:26:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan told : “The situation is at the moment that there is no good reason in public health terms for why those restrictions would remain in place,” External link

irishtimes Monday, May 10, 2021 11:17:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan told : “I wrote to the National Immunisation Advisory Committee last week, asking for updated advice in relation to the use of the vaccines that are recommended for the over-50s only, in other words, the Johnson and the AstraZeneca. And I expect to receive advice in the coming days,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, May 10, 2021 9:28:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We are getting ahead, lets say, to make an absolute prediction around that but I would like to think that if we found ourselves in a situation where we had really good progress in terms of the vaccine, where we did not run into any difficulties in terms of variants and so on, that some of the things which are not now possible including outdoor events... might be things we can think about" External link

RTERadio Monday, May 10, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan told : “I wrote to the National Immunisation Advisory Committee last week, asking for updated advice in relation to the use of the vaccines that are recommended for the over-50s only, in other words, the Johnson and the AstraZeneca. And I expect to receive advice in the coming days,” External link

beat102103 Monday, May 10, 2021 8:36:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan told : “I wrote to the National Immunisation Advisory Committee last week, asking for updated advice in relation to the use of the vaccines that are recommended for the over-50s only, in other words, the Johnson and the AstraZeneca. And I expect to receive advice in the coming days,” External link

carlow-nationalist Monday, May 10, 2021 7:29:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan told : “I wrote to the National Immunisation Advisory Committee last week, asking for updated advice in relation to the use of the vaccines that are recommended for the over-50s only, in other words, the Johnson and the AstraZeneca. And I expect to receive advice in the coming days,” External link

westernpeople Monday, May 10, 2021 6:59:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “I’d like to think that if we found ourselves in a situation where we had really good progress in terms of the vaccine, where we didn’t run into any difficulties relating to variants and so on, that some of the things that are not now possible – which include outdoor events of the kind that you’ve described – might be things we can think about,” External link

thejournal Monday, May 10, 2021 6:29:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "I'm not at the moment going to operate on the basis that the advice is going to prevent us from using the vaccine for any particular age group until I receive that advice" External link

RTERadio Monday, May 10, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "it really requires us all to stick to the measures in place - things are possible today that weren't possible in the weeks and months gone by" External link

RTERadio Monday, May 10, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "It's not a question of the trust on the part of the public, it's the trust in the outcome of the test. The test doesn't give a reliable enough negative test for us to know for certain that it's going to pick up that in every single situation" External link

RTERadio Monday, May 10, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : "We have to be careful that we don't find ourselves in a situation whereby we have people behaving as though they don't have the disease when in fact they do" External link

RTERadio Monday, May 10, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "I'm very concerned about these tests. Supermarkets are free to sell what they sell, but it's what could happen. " External link

irishmirror Monday, May 10, 2021 2:49:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “Someone could go into the supermarket and buy a pound of sausages and charcoal for a BBQ, as well as a test. That represents a real risk,” External link

irishtimes Monday, May 10, 2021 1:20:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “Someone could go into the supermarket and buy a pound of sausages and charcoal for a BBQ, as well as a test. That represents a real risk,” External link

irishtimes Monday, May 10, 2021 12:38:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "I'm very concerned about these tests. Supermarkets are free to sell what they sell, but it's what could happen. " External link

irishmirror Sunday, May 9, 2021 12:42:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan added : "it is extremely important that business owners, employees and customers take great care and review safety protocols and practices and ensure to consider all the actions we can all take as individuals to protect ourselves and our loved ones. He said people should " External link

RTERadio Friday, May 7, 2021 10:22:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan told : “It won’t surprise us. There’s no question that increased activity that will be enabled will lead to increased contact and potentially increased transmission,” External link

independent-ie Friday, May 7, 2021 8:11:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "I'm very concerned about these tests. Supermarkets are free to sell what they sell, but it's what could happen. " External link

irishmirror Friday, May 7, 2021 7:56:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We think that if they're vaccinated it enables them to do that and to not have to wear masks or take other precautions. We asked these people to stay at home completely for over a year. " External link

irishmirror Friday, May 7, 2021 6:53:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "I'm very concerned about these tests. Supermarkets are free to sell what they sell, but it's what could happen. Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health (Image: Colin Keegan/Collins) " External link

irishmirror Friday, May 7, 2021 6:53:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "Next week we will see many more business open which means employees and customers will return to work and our economy will begin to restart in earnest. This is a very positive sign and a testament to the hard work of the vast majority in supressing incidence of disease in our communities" "It is extremely important that business owners, employees and customers take great care and review safety protocols and practices and ensure to consider all the actions we can all take as individuals to protect ourselves and our loved ones. Only return to the workplace if it is necessary to do so. Continue to wear a mask, practice social distancing, good hand hygiene and cough etiquette. If you feel unsafe in a crowded environment feel empowered to turn around and go home," External link

limerickleader Friday, May 7, 2021 6:16:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We all want the easing of restrictions next week to be a significant turning point in this pandemic. We have worked so hard to reduce the spread of this disease. " External link

irishmirror Friday, May 7, 2021 6:06:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "I'm very concerned about these tests. Supermarkets are free to sell what they sell, but it's what could happen. " External link

irishmirror Friday, May 7, 2021 6:06:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We all want the easing of restrictions next week to be a significant turning point in this pandemic. We have worked so hard to reduce the spread of this disease. " External link

irishmirror Friday, May 7, 2021 10:17:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “We all want the easing of restrictions next week to be a significant turning point in this pandemic. We have worked so hard to reduce the spread of this disease. More than 30% of adults have now been vaccinated with one dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Ireland and it is time to feel hopeful and to start planning our summer,” “The choices we make now are vital to minimise the incidence of Covid-19 throughout May and June. Prioritise being outside and avoid crowds. Know the symptoms - self-isolate immediately and phone your GP if you have them. By protecting yourself, you are protecting everyone you know from infection,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, May 6, 2021 11:22:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We all want the easing of restrictions next week to be a significant turning point in this pandemic," External link

RTERadio Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : "Know the symptoms - self-isolate immediately and phone your GP if you have them. By protecting yourself, you are protecting everyone you know from infection" External link

RTERadio Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “Prioritise being outside and avoid crowds. Know the symptoms – self-isolate immediately and phone your GP if you have them. By protecting yourself, you are protecting everyone you know from infection,” External link

westernpeople Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:18:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : "Know the symptoms - self-isolate immediately and phone your GP if you have them. By protecting yourself, you are protecting everyone you know from infection" External link

RTERadio Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:02:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "As we look forward to the greater reopening of activities and services, our key objective now is to maintain our course in coming weeks and follow the public health advice in our daily activities. " External link

RTERadio Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "As we look forward to the greater reopening of activities and services, our key objective now is to maintain our course in coming weeks and follow the public health advice in our daily activities. " External link

RTERadio Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:51:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan disse : "Muitos países ao redor do mundo continuam tendo altos níveis dessa doença. Na semana passada, foram registrados mais de 1,1 milhão de casos e agora existem mais de 10 milhões de casos globais. O risco de casos importados permanece alto. É importante que continuemos evitando viagens desnecessárias" External link

noticias-r7 Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan disse : “ao longo da última semana indicam que eliminámos a covid-19” External link

dnoticias Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan declarou : “Nas últimas 24 horas, não se registou nenhuma morte” External link

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Tony Holohan said : “What we can’t do is start rolling out tests on the basis of people think they’re a good idea,” External link

thejournal Friday, June 18, 2021 7:34:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We're strongly advising against non-essential travel between here and the UK, because of the concerns in terms of transmission of the Delta variant," External link

irishexaminer Friday, June 18, 2021 8:31:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We are now experiencing near-elimination of Covid-19 in the vaccinated population. " External link

irishexaminer Friday, June 18, 2021 8:31:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “If you are fully vaccinated you can safely resume normal life meeting other fully vaccinated people from up to two households indoors without masks or social distancing, and meeting unvaccinated people from one other household indoors and without masks,” “Those of us awaiting vaccination should continue to wash [and] sanitise hands regularly, manage contacts, avoid crowds, wear masks where appropriate and socialise outdoors” External link

westernpeople Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:51:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “If you are fully vaccinated you can safely resume normal life meeting other fully vaccinated people from up to two households indoors without masks or social distancing, and meeting unvaccinated people from one other household indoors and without masks,” “Those of us awaiting vaccination should continue to wash [and] sanitise hands regularly, manage contacts, avoid crowds, wear masks where appropriate and socialise outdoors” External link

carlow-nationalist Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:49:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “If you are fully vaccinated you can safely resume normal life meeting other fully vaccinated people from up to two households indoors without masks or social distancing, and meeting unvaccinated people from one other household indoors and without masks,” “Those of us awaiting vaccination should continue to wash [and] sanitise hands regularly, manage contacts, avoid crowds, wear masks where appropriate and socialise outdoors” External link

carlow-nationalist Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:48:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We are now experiencing near elimination of Covid-19 in the vaccinated population. " External link

RTERadio Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “If you are fully vaccinated you can safely resume normal life meeting other fully vaccinated people from up to two households indoors without masks or social distancing, and meeting unvaccinated people from one other household indoors and without masks,” “Those of us awaiting vaccination should continue to wash [and] sanitise hands regularly, manage contacts, avoid crowds, wear masks where appropriate and socialise outdoors” External link

westernpeople Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:26:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We are now experiencing near elimination of Covid-19 in the vaccinated population. " External link

leitrimobserver Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:09:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "meeting other fully vaccinated people from up to two households indoors without masks or social distancing, and meeting unvaccinated people from one other household indoors and without masks," External link

leitrimobserver Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:09:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan stated : “we are now experiencing near elimination of Covid-19 in the vaccinated population” External link

mwir Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:01:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “If you are fully vaccinated you can safely resume normal life meeting other fully vaccinated people from up to two households indoors without masks or social distancing, and meeting unvaccinated people from one other household indoors and without masks,” “Those of us awaiting vaccination should continue to wash [and] sanitise hands regularly, manage contacts, avoid crowds, wear masks where appropriate and socialise outdoors” External link

westernpeople Thursday, June 17, 2021 7:58:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “If you are fully vaccinated you can safely resume normal life meeting other fully vaccinated people from up to two households indoors without masks or social distancing, and meeting unvaccinated people from one other household indoors and without masks,” “Those of us awaiting vaccination should continue to wash [and] sanitise hands regularly, manage contacts, avoid crowds, wear masks where appropriate and socialise outdoors” External link

carlow-nationalist Thursday, June 17, 2021 7:50:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We are now experiencing near elimination of Covid-19 in the vaccinated population. " External link

RTERadio Thursday, June 17, 2021 7:33:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "meeting other fully vaccinated people from up to two households indoors without masks or social distancing, and meeting unvaccinated people from one other household indoors and without masks," External link

RTERadio Thursday, June 17, 2021 7:33:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “If you are fully vaccinated you can safely resume normal life meeting other fully vaccinated people from up to two households indoors without masks or social distancing, and meeting unvaccinated people from one other household indoors and without masks,” “Those of us awaiting vaccination should continue to wash [and] sanitise hands regularly, manage contacts, avoid crowds, wear masks where appropriate and socialise outdoors” External link

westernpeople Thursday, June 17, 2021 7:27:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “I’m not aware of any published data reported on these kinds of settings that apply to asymptomatic individuals,” External link

carlow-nationalist Wednesday, June 16, 2021 8:11:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “I’m not aware of any published data reported on these kinds of settings that apply to asymptomatic individuals,” External link

waterford-news Wednesday, June 16, 2021 7:52:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan told : “Ultimately, however, based on knowledge to date, the safest way to reopen society, including to international travel, will be to continue to control disease incidence through a range of public health measures which are continuously reviewed, along with progressing the national vaccination programme to ensure as many people as possible within the population are protected through immunisation,” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, June 16, 2021 7:29:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “What we can’t do is start rolling out tests on the basis of people think they’re a good idea,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, June 16, 2021 6:42:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : "I'm not aware of any published data reported on these kinds of settings that apply to asymptomatic individuals," External link

irishmirror Wednesday, June 16, 2021 6:33:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "of course what you're suggesting is a good idea" External link

RTERadio Wednesday, June 16, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “I’m not aware of any published data reported on these kinds of settings that apply to asymptomatic individuals,” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, June 16, 2021 6:17:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "As the evidence evolves - and assuming that that evidence is supportive in relation to rapid antigen testing, we are more than willing to support its further use where appropriate real-world evaluation indicates that it can bring added benefit in the pandemic response. " External link

eecho Wednesday, June 16, 2021 6:13:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan says : ”As the evidence evolves – and assuming that that evidence is supportive in relation to rapid antigen testing - we are more than willing to support its further use where appropriate real-world evaluation indicates that it can bring added benefit in the pandemic response. “Ultimately, however, based on knowledge to date, the safest way to reopen society, including to international travel, will be to continue to control disease incidence through a range of public health measures which are continuously reviewed, along with progressing the national vaccination programme to ensure as many people as possible within the population are protected through immunisation” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, June 16, 2021 3:19:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan told : “Ultimately, however, based on knowledge to date, the safest way to reopen society, including to international travel, will be to continue to control disease incidence through a range of public health measures which are continuously reviewed, along with progressing the national vaccination programme to ensure as many people as possible within the population are protected through immunisation,” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, June 16, 2021 2:45:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "Drove into Dublin City Centre to collect someone from work at 815 PM. Absolutely shocked at scenes in South Great George’s St, Exchequer St, South William St area" External link

irishmirror Monday, June 14, 2021 6:28:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “The society and economy is continuing on the path of opening up and easing restrictions, which will make things possible for people to do,” External link

irishexaminer Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:49:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “The society and economy is continuing on the path of opening up and easing restrictions, which will make things possible for people to do,” External link

irishexaminer Saturday, June 5, 2021 9:30:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "Today we are reporting a significant increase in cases in Limerick with incidence increasing sharply to 411/100,000. " External link

RTERadio Friday, June 4, 2021 12:06:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan pointed out : “Today we are reporting a significant increase in cases in Limerick with incidence increasing sharply to 411/100,000,” “There have been more than 800 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Limerick in the past fortnight, the majority of which occurred as a result of indoor gatherings” External link

limerickleader Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:46:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan pointed out : “Today we are reporting a significant increase in cases in Limerick with incidence increasing sharply to 411/100,000,” “There have been more than 800 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Limerick in the past fortnight, the majority of which occurred as a result of indoor gatherings” External link

limerickleader Thursday, June 3, 2021 10:40:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "Today we are reporting a significant increase in cases in Limerick with incidence increasing sharply to 411/100,000. " External link

irishmirror Thursday, June 3, 2021 10:32:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan wrote : “The epidemiological picture gives a broadly optimistic outlook in relation to the disease, but we remain vulnerable in the coming weeks as a large proportion of the population is not yet protected by vaccination,” External link

thejournal Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:59:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “The protection provided by vaccination is already changing the relative risk profile at a population level and will continue to do so substantially over the coming months. In particular, the level of population protection is expected to increase over the course of July” External link

irishmirror Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:28:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “The protection provided by vaccination is already changing the relative risk profile at a population level and will continue to do so substantially over the coming months. In particular, the level of population protection is expected to increase over the course of July” External link

irishmirror Wednesday, June 2, 2021 3:22:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "case numbers and incidence remain relatively high" External link

RTERadio Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:02:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan wrote : “The epidemiological picture gives a broadly optimistic outlook in relation to the disease, but we remain vulnerable in the coming weeks as a large proportion of the population is not yet protected by vaccination,” “The cautious but progressive de-escalation of public health restrictions in recent months has not been associated with any significant increase in incidence of infection, with case counts remaining relatively stable at 400-500 per day, numbers in hospital and ICU declining slowly, and a significant decrease in mortality,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, June 1, 2021 7:47:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "Drove into Dublin City Centre to collect someone from work at 815 PM. Absolutely shocked at scenes in South Great George’s St, Exchequer St, South William St area. The remnants of pints outside a pub in Dublin city centre following their closure at 3pm On Christmas Eve due to high coronavirus case levels. (Image: PA Wire/PA Images) " External link

irishmirror Monday, May 31, 2021 12:20:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "Drove into Dublin City Centre to collect someone from work at 815 PM. Absolutely shocked at scenes in South Great George’s St, Exchequer St, South William St area. " External link

irishmirror Monday, May 31, 2021 12:23:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan said ( about Collins Dublin ) : "Drove into Dublin City Centre to collect someone from work at 815 PM. Absolutely shocked at scenes in South Great George’s St, Exchequer St, South William St area. " External link

irishmirror Sunday, May 30, 2021 11:24:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "This is what we do not need when we have made so much progress" External link

RTERadio Sunday, May 30, 2021 9:47:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan said ( about Collins Dublin ) : "Drove into Dublin City centre to collect someone from work at 8.15 pm. Absolutely shocked at scenes in South Great George’s St, Exchequer St, South William St area. Enormous crowds- like a major open-air party. This is what we do not need when we have made so much progress" External link

irishmirror Sunday, May 30, 2021 12:30:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "This is what we do not need when we have made so much progress" External link

RTERadio Saturday, May 29, 2021 11:42:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “The public are keeping the disease under control and the HSE is increasing the number of people vaccinated every day. But the variant may nevertheless pose a risk to the progress we have made,” “NPHET will keep a close eye on this as we move towards the end of May and consider the advice we need to provide to Government on any further easing of restrictions,” External link

thejournal Saturday, May 22, 2021 8:21:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We're not thinking about rolling back some of the relaxation of restrictions but we are getting new evidence all the time. " External link

irishmirror Saturday, May 22, 2021 7:28:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “In broad terms... the sky is for the most part blue, but there is a black cloud on the horizon and that’s the Indian variant” External link

irishmirror Saturday, May 22, 2021 1:10:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “NPHET is closely monitoring variants of concern, and are concerned about possible higher transmissibility of the so called Indian variant and its spread in other countries as well as early reports of its impact on vaccine effectiveness,” External link

thejournal Saturday, May 22, 2021 12:28:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “In broad terms... the sky is for the most part blue, but there is a black cloud on the horizon and that’s the Indian variant” External link

irishmirror Saturday, May 22, 2021 12:10:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “We need to see and study that data a little bit more before we’re able to fully understand its implications but this is only underscoring our concern about this particular variant,” External link

thejournal Friday, May 21, 2021 7:17:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “We think the certainly good enough reason to believe that there is a transmission advantage that could be as big as that but we can’t conclude that it’s definitely going to land at plus 50%,” External link

thejournal Friday, May 21, 2021 7:17:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “For the most part, the sky is mostly blue but with a black cloud on the horizon which is the Indian variant,” External link

irishtimes Friday, May 21, 2021 7:14:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “In broad terms you could characterise it that the sky is for the most part blue. But there is a black cloud on the horizon which is the Indian variant,” “We are genuinely concerned about the reports we’re seeing and the credibility we attach to them around the increased transmissibility associated with that particular variant” External link

eecho Friday, May 21, 2021 6:56:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We're not thinking about rolling back some of the relaxation of restrictions but we are getting new evidence all the time. We give our advice on the issue of what we know and the evidence we have. " External link

irishmirror Friday, May 21, 2021 6:45:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “NPHET is closely monitoring variants of concern, and are concerned about possible higher transmissibility of the so called Indian variant and its spread in other countries as well as early reports of its impact on vaccine effectiveness,” External link

thejournal Friday, May 21, 2021 5:38:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “Nphet is closely monitoring variants of concern, and are concerned about possible higher transmissibility of the so called Indian variant and its spread in other countries, as well as early reports of its impact on vaccine effectiveness,” External link

carlow-nationalist Friday, May 21, 2021 5:12:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “Nphet is closely monitoring variants of concern, and are concerned about possible higher transmissibility of the so called Indian variant and its spread in other countries, as well as early reports of its impact on vaccine effectiveness,” External link

waterford-news Friday, May 21, 2021 5:00:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “Nphet is closely monitoring variants of concern, and are concerned about possible higher transmissibility of the so called Indian variant and its spread in other countries, as well as early reports of its impact on vaccine effectiveness,” External link

westernpeople Friday, May 21, 2021 4:40:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “If you want to meet up with some of your pals, do so safely, at a distance, outside. You can discuss your preparations for the exams and whatever will be on your mind,” External link

independent-ie Monday, May 17, 2021 8:36:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “We haven’t switched off testing and there is no reason to think the public will deviate from their behaviour,” External link

irishtimes Sunday, May 16, 2021 10:27:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We've been clear enough in our view in relation to alcohol. We've said before that this virus loves alcohol because it's associated with behaviours that we don't want, in terms of the virus spreading. A sign that reads 'It's Great To See You Again!' outside Dublin's Bruxelles pub. (Image: NurPhoto/PA Images) " External link

irishmirror Saturday, May 15, 2021 11:49:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "When we've had the need to, in the past, take specific measures against specific variants, we've done that. " External link

eecho Friday, May 14, 2021 10:21:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “The use of antigen tests by the general public, applying those tests themselves … is still something that we strongly recommend against, and we’re still clear on that,” “You cannot rely on a negative result. In effect, a negative result does not tell you anything,” External link

thejournal Friday, May 14, 2021 7:22:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “We’re concerned that people will take these tests themselves, get a negative result and conclude, and it might be perhaps even reasonable for them to conclude but it’s wrong, that it’s ok for them to go into somebody else’s house to a gathering or to an event that maybe otherwise wouldn’t be safe,” “That’s the exact kind of situation that we’re concerned about” External link

thejournal Friday, May 14, 2021 7:22:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “the greater progress we can make in terms of getting vaccinations rolled out … the greater the likelihood there is going to be for us safely returning to those activities … including foreign travel” External link

thejournal Friday, May 14, 2021 7:22:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “It’s going to become a reality for people who’ve been vaccinated,” External link

thejournal Friday, May 14, 2021 7:22:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “The more we can get our vaccination rates up, the greater our expectation can be around the early and safe return of some measures, including foreign travel” External link

thejournal Friday, May 14, 2021 7:22:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “So I’m not saying to you we’re actively considering that specific thing but the measures that have to be taken at a societal level, and at an individual level, are dependent on the risk profile of a disease” External link

thejournal Friday, May 14, 2021 7:22:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "Our key objective remains to follow the public health advice in our daily activities as we continue to chart our way through this pandemic. " External link

RTERadio Friday, May 14, 2021 1:19:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "Our key objective remains to follow the public health advice in our daily activities as we continue to chart our way through this pandemic. " External link

RTERadio Thursday, May 13, 2021 8:11:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We are particularly concerned about Donegal. There are some parts of North Dublin and Kildare and so on but the rates in Donegal and it's safe to say that if we have anything like that situation in Donegal on a nationwide level, we would not have been recommending these measures. " External link

irishmirror Thursday, May 13, 2021 12:03:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : "The two primary targets as we try to exit the pandemic are vaccination and low transmission. " External link

RTERadio Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:35:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "This week is a hopeful week and one that we have all been looking forward to. We have gotten to this point by working together in following the public health advice and reducing incidence of disease in our communities. We need to continue to focus on the measures that we know can protect ourselves and our loved ones from Covid-19 - we can plan to meet friends and family where it is safe to do so and those who have been vaccinated can have confidence in their vaccine. They are now able to get out and about and enjoy the benefits of the vaccine" "The two primary targets as we try to exit the pandemic are vaccination and low transmission. If we can keep cases low and continue to vaccinate as many people as possible, we will find ourselves in a very different risk environment where we can see further easing of measures. Our task now is to keep the disease under control by following the basic measures and taking up our vaccine when it is offered to us," External link

limerickleader Tuesday, May 11, 2021 9:59:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “Our task now is to keep the disease under control by following the basic measures and taking up our vaccine when it is offered to us,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, May 11, 2021 8:55:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “The risk that we see is that if you get a negative test it might falsely reassure you… if it falsely reassures a person who is going to a wedding… now you’ve got the potential for a superspreading event to take place,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, May 11, 2021 8:26:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan told : “The situation is at the moment that there is no good reason in public health terms for why those restrictions would remain in place,” External link

irishtimes Monday, May 10, 2021 11:17:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan told : “I wrote to the National Immunisation Advisory Committee last week, asking for updated advice in relation to the use of the vaccines that are recommended for the over-50s only, in other words, the Johnson and the AstraZeneca. And I expect to receive advice in the coming days,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, May 10, 2021 9:28:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We are getting ahead, lets say, to make an absolute prediction around that but I would like to think that if we found ourselves in a situation where we had really good progress in terms of the vaccine, where we did not run into any difficulties in terms of variants and so on, that some of the things which are not now possible including outdoor events... might be things we can think about" External link

RTERadio Monday, May 10, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan told : “I wrote to the National Immunisation Advisory Committee last week, asking for updated advice in relation to the use of the vaccines that are recommended for the over-50s only, in other words, the Johnson and the AstraZeneca. And I expect to receive advice in the coming days,” External link

beat102103 Monday, May 10, 2021 8:36:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan told : “I wrote to the National Immunisation Advisory Committee last week, asking for updated advice in relation to the use of the vaccines that are recommended for the over-50s only, in other words, the Johnson and the AstraZeneca. And I expect to receive advice in the coming days,” External link

carlow-nationalist Monday, May 10, 2021 7:29:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan told : “I wrote to the National Immunisation Advisory Committee last week, asking for updated advice in relation to the use of the vaccines that are recommended for the over-50s only, in other words, the Johnson and the AstraZeneca. And I expect to receive advice in the coming days,” External link

westernpeople Monday, May 10, 2021 6:59:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “I’d like to think that if we found ourselves in a situation where we had really good progress in terms of the vaccine, where we didn’t run into any difficulties relating to variants and so on, that some of the things that are not now possible – which include outdoor events of the kind that you’ve described – might be things we can think about,” External link

thejournal Monday, May 10, 2021 6:29:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "I'm not at the moment going to operate on the basis that the advice is going to prevent us from using the vaccine for any particular age group until I receive that advice" External link

RTERadio Monday, May 10, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "it really requires us all to stick to the measures in place - things are possible today that weren't possible in the weeks and months gone by" External link

RTERadio Monday, May 10, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "It's not a question of the trust on the part of the public, it's the trust in the outcome of the test. The test doesn't give a reliable enough negative test for us to know for certain that it's going to pick up that in every single situation" External link

RTERadio Monday, May 10, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : "We have to be careful that we don't find ourselves in a situation whereby we have people behaving as though they don't have the disease when in fact they do" External link

RTERadio Monday, May 10, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "I'm very concerned about these tests. Supermarkets are free to sell what they sell, but it's what could happen. " External link

irishmirror Monday, May 10, 2021 2:49:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “Someone could go into the supermarket and buy a pound of sausages and charcoal for a BBQ, as well as a test. That represents a real risk,” External link

irishtimes Monday, May 10, 2021 1:20:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “Someone could go into the supermarket and buy a pound of sausages and charcoal for a BBQ, as well as a test. That represents a real risk,” External link

irishtimes Monday, May 10, 2021 12:38:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "I'm very concerned about these tests. Supermarkets are free to sell what they sell, but it's what could happen. " External link

irishmirror Sunday, May 9, 2021 12:42:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan added : "it is extremely important that business owners, employees and customers take great care and review safety protocols and practices and ensure to consider all the actions we can all take as individuals to protect ourselves and our loved ones. He said people should " External link

RTERadio Friday, May 7, 2021 10:22:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan told : “It won’t surprise us. There’s no question that increased activity that will be enabled will lead to increased contact and potentially increased transmission,” External link

independent-ie Friday, May 7, 2021 8:11:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "I'm very concerned about these tests. Supermarkets are free to sell what they sell, but it's what could happen. " External link

irishmirror Friday, May 7, 2021 7:56:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We think that if they're vaccinated it enables them to do that and to not have to wear masks or take other precautions. We asked these people to stay at home completely for over a year. " External link

irishmirror Friday, May 7, 2021 6:53:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "I'm very concerned about these tests. Supermarkets are free to sell what they sell, but it's what could happen. Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health (Image: Colin Keegan/Collins) " External link

irishmirror Friday, May 7, 2021 6:53:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "Next week we will see many more business open which means employees and customers will return to work and our economy will begin to restart in earnest. This is a very positive sign and a testament to the hard work of the vast majority in supressing incidence of disease in our communities" "It is extremely important that business owners, employees and customers take great care and review safety protocols and practices and ensure to consider all the actions we can all take as individuals to protect ourselves and our loved ones. Only return to the workplace if it is necessary to do so. Continue to wear a mask, practice social distancing, good hand hygiene and cough etiquette. If you feel unsafe in a crowded environment feel empowered to turn around and go home," External link

limerickleader Friday, May 7, 2021 6:16:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We all want the easing of restrictions next week to be a significant turning point in this pandemic. We have worked so hard to reduce the spread of this disease. " External link

irishmirror Friday, May 7, 2021 6:06:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "I'm very concerned about these tests. Supermarkets are free to sell what they sell, but it's what could happen. " External link

irishmirror Friday, May 7, 2021 6:06:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We all want the easing of restrictions next week to be a significant turning point in this pandemic. We have worked so hard to reduce the spread of this disease. " External link

irishmirror Friday, May 7, 2021 10:17:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan said : “We all want the easing of restrictions next week to be a significant turning point in this pandemic. We have worked so hard to reduce the spread of this disease. More than 30% of adults have now been vaccinated with one dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Ireland and it is time to feel hopeful and to start planning our summer,” “The choices we make now are vital to minimise the incidence of Covid-19 throughout May and June. Prioritise being outside and avoid crowds. Know the symptoms - self-isolate immediately and phone your GP if you have them. By protecting yourself, you are protecting everyone you know from infection,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, May 6, 2021 11:22:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "We all want the easing of restrictions next week to be a significant turning point in this pandemic," External link

RTERadio Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : "Know the symptoms - self-isolate immediately and phone your GP if you have them. By protecting yourself, you are protecting everyone you know from infection" External link

RTERadio Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : “Prioritise being outside and avoid crowds. Know the symptoms – self-isolate immediately and phone your GP if you have them. By protecting yourself, you are protecting everyone you know from infection,” External link

westernpeople Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:18:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan added : "Know the symptoms - self-isolate immediately and phone your GP if you have them. By protecting yourself, you are protecting everyone you know from infection" External link

RTERadio Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:02:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "As we look forward to the greater reopening of activities and services, our key objective now is to maintain our course in coming weeks and follow the public health advice in our daily activities. " External link

RTERadio Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Tony Holohan said : "As we look forward to the greater reopening of activities and services, our key objective now is to maintain our course in coming weeks and follow the public health advice in our daily activities. " External link

RTERadio Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:51:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan disse : "Muitos países ao redor do mundo continuam tendo altos níveis dessa doença. Na semana passada, foram registrados mais de 1,1 milhão de casos e agora existem mais de 10 milhões de casos globais. O risco de casos importados permanece alto. É importante que continuemos evitando viagens desnecessárias" External link

noticias-r7 Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan disse : “ao longo da última semana indicam que eliminámos a covid-19” External link

dnoticias Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Tony Holohan declarou : “Nas últimas 24 horas, não se registou nenhuma morte” External link

dnoticias Monday, May 25, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chief55.56%EN03/07/201707/03/2017
officer20.51%EN03/06/201406/03/2014
medical officer20.51%EN03/06/201406/03/2014
cmo3.42%EN02/28/201428/02/2014
Names Lang Count
Tony HolohanEN72.58%
Tony HolohanDE27.42%


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